Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Office PNG File Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS13-051; CVE-2013-1331) - ver 2

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3668
Date Published: 10 Dec 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-1331
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Office 2003 SP3
    Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
    Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Office.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS13-051

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Office PNG File Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS13-051) - ver 2 protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
    Attack Information: Microsoft Office PNG File Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS13-051) - ver 2

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